Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

At a glance

  • Child friendly

    Family Friendly

    Children are welcome at the hotel and to use the pool and facilities, and have designated swimming times.

  • Carer

    Carer Goes Free

    Carers are invited to accompany guests and use the facilities free of charge.

  • Location


    The hotel is situated in the heart of Edinburgh, and is also close to Holyrood House and Holyrood Park.

  • Pre natal


    Treatments tailored to mums-to-be are available in the spa.

  • Shopping


    Take advantage of Edinburgh's famous shopping culture. With Princess Street a five minute taxi ride away, spend your morning at the sales and your afternoon at the Spa...The perfect way to spend your day!

  • Hen friendly

    Hen Friendly

    Thanks to the city’s variety of entertainment, as well as the hotel’s spa facilities, the venue caters well to hen parties and girly getaways.

  • Wheelchair

    Accessible Spa

    The hotel and spa areas are both wheelchair accessible with lifts throughout. The pool has graduated steps but no hoist. Guide dogs are welcome.

  • Leisure break

    Leisure Break Venue

    The hotel has a good selection of leisure facilities and treatments using the Decléor brand but is not a specialised spa.


Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 8AU

Edinburgh, Scotland, 8miles east of Edinburgh Airport

Spa & Leisure

Providing a retreat in the midst of an eclectic city, the leisure club and spa offer facilities including a gym, fitness classes such as aerobics and Pilates, a 14-metre pool, sauna, and steam room.

They also offer a range of treatments using the Decléor and Jessica product lines, including facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, hot stone massage, reflexology, hopi ear candling and a selection of finishing touches as well.

Hotel & Accommodation

A contemporary hotel with 156 rooms in Edinburgh city centre, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel enjoys views of the Salisbury Crags and Arthur’s Seat – the highest point in Edinburgh, due to its proximity to Holyrood Park – a sweeping 650 acres of highland landscape.

The Steak and Grill restaurant is a relaxed environment fusing a traditional Scottish menu of organic food and drink. The Piano Lounge on the other hand is a cosily furnished meeting place serving light bites, teas and drinks until 11.30pm every day.